Hollywood, violence and contemporary Vietnam: Dinh Q. Lê – artist profile


Art Radar explores the multifaceted practice of Dinh Q. Lê, one of the most influential and internationally recognised Vietnamese contemporary artists.

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The puppeteer: Wael Shawky’s ‘Cabaret Crusades’ at the Mathaf and MoMA PS1


Egyptian artist Wael Shawky opens up a dialogue on religion and history with two major exhibitions in the Arab and Western worlds, on view at Mathaf and MoMA PS1 this summer.

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LACMA’s ground-breaking “Islamic Art Now” – in pictures


LACMA’s first show of their contemporary Middle Eastern art collection charts the expanding perametres of Islamic art.

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Watchlist: Lian Ladia on 4 emerging Filipino artists & collectives


Art Radar asks the up-and-coming curator Lian Ladia to highlight 4 artists and collectives who are shaping the Filipino arts scene.

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Cinema on the Edge: Beijing Independent Film Festival travels to New York


Some of the best Chinese independent films arrive in New York.

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“Ink Remix”: Contemporary ink art from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong – in pictures


Contemporary ink art from Greater China takes centre stage in a major touring exhibition in Australia.

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Opera and politics: William Kentridge and the art of allegory


Art Radar profiles the veteran South African artist William Kentridge, in light of his largest retrospective to date at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing until 30 August 2015.

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